Scle*ro"ti*um (?), n.; pl. Sclerotia (#). [NL., fr. Gr. hard.]
A hardened body formed by certain fungi, as by the Claviceps purpurea, which produced ergot.
The nature or resting stage of a plasmodium.
© Webster 1913.
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